Adjective "Mendicant" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Mendicant


    Definition:

    1. begging; practicing begging; living on alms.

    2. pertaining to or characteristic of a beggar. noun

    3. a person who lives by begging; beggar.

    4. a member of any of several orders of friars that originally forbade ownership of property, subsisting mostly on alms.

    Examples:

    "sailors can be mendicant."

    "poverties can be mendicant."

    "orders can be mendicant."

    "friars can be mendicant."

    "dominicans can be mendicant."

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